Posted by **MIMI** on Wednesday, May 19, 2010 at 12:37pm.

WHEN MR. LOWE RETURN FROM HIS FISHING TRIP, HIS STUDENTS INQUIRED AS TO THE LENGTH OF HIS PRIZE CATCH.

MR. LOWE ANSWERED.

"THE HEAD MEASURED 9 INCHES."

"THE TAIL WAS AS LONG AS THE HEAD AND HALF THE BODY."

THE BODY WAS AS LONG AS THE HEAD AND TAIL." HOW LONG WAS MR. LOWE'S PRIZE FISH?

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**PsyDAG**, Wednesday, May 19, 2010 at 2:13pm
Do not use all caps. It is rude, like SHOUTING online, and also more difficult to read. Thank you.

H = 9

T = 9 + .5B

B = 9 + T

Substitute 9 + .5B for T in the last equation to solve for B. Put that value in the previous equation to find T.

Add H + B + T.

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